Ohitika News Junior High and High School

C-EB High School initiated a parent workshop last spring and repeated it again this fall on Nov. 1 titled S.O.S., which stands for Seminars on Success. Teachers and community members volunteered to present workshops designed to help parents help students succeed in school. On parent likened the event to a Parent University, in which the parents get to learn skills […]

Former Eagle Butte resident honored

The 28th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner honored six nominees on Saturday, November 4, 2017. “This event is an opportunity for friends and families in the ranching and rodeo communities to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of South Dakota cowboys, cowgirls, families and animals,” said Director Cindy Bahe. “This year our event, an annual fundraiser for the Casey Tibbs […]

2017 Canli Coalition Coloring Contest winners from Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Upper Elementary

Each of these students colored a picture and added talk bubbles about staying tobacco free. They each received a certificate and ten dollars. These are second to sixth grade students.

Magical Medora Christmas tour back for third year

Traveling variety show booked for 27 performances in 22 communities The magic of Medora takes to the road again this holiday season with 27 performances of a music and magic variety show in 22 communities, including a 7:30 p.m. show Dec. 2 show at the Scherr Howe Center in Mobridge. A Magical Medora Christmas will feature five of the top […]

Justice League serves as beacon of hope


Warner Brothers Film Directored by:  Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon Starring: Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Ciarán Hinds as Steppenwolf, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex […]

What’s new in agriculture


Think beyond the turkey: thank farmers for Thanksgiving A column by Katie Berndt Regardless of race, religion or lifestyle, Thanksgiving usually centers around one thing — food. But something most people don’t think about is where their food comes from. Over several decades, agriculture has changed to feed not only those who are actively involved in farming, but the rest […]

Keeping connected… Black Friday – Holiday Shopping


Thanksgiving season is a time for family, thankfulness, food, premature Christmas decorating, and amazing shopping deals. For many people, sales and discounts on Black Friday are even better than Thanksgiving itself, in terms of materialism anyways. Black Friday is truly the pinnacle of modern consumerism. People line up at stores for days or even weeks to get the best deals […]

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Race for mayor just got a lot more interesting These might have been the most memorable six days of my teenage years. Between Friday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 21, 1998, Iris Long had broken the egg price-fixing story wide open; Raymond Cooper had quickly devised a sinister scam to convince his listeners he wasn’t involved in the price scandal; […]

Dear Petty Betty

Dear Petty Betty, Isn’t this weather crazy? Gets up to 50’s in the day and freezing cold at night. And what’s up with this wind? I don’t think I have ever seen so much wind day after day after day!  Sure does put a damper on a good mood! So, what do you suggest for this time of year when […]

At the heart of it… Good versus evil, and the hero breaks the mold


Fixed, versus permeable lines, is a debate that tends to fill the discussions around change. When I think about the quiet moments of my life, I think of times when routine took over, arguments and tragedies were minimal or nonexistent. These times were fraught with what I thought were problems at the time, but when more pressing matters challenged my […]


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